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E.A.T.

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1064 Madison Ave, New York City, NY 10028-0242
+1 212-772-0022
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07:00 - 22:00
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Copenhagen, Denmark
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

EAT has a good reputation, and from the number of tourists it is clear that it is written up in several guidebooks. So my wife and I went there for breakfast one recent weekend. I ordered a ham-and-cheese croissant and my wife a bread basket. I had coffee and she had an orange juice. The croissant was stale, probably a... More 

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Las Vegas
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206 reviews
136 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 880 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I was told i must go to Zabar's for a hot pastrami sandwich. maps.googlescum offered 2 locations and I chose the closer one. Unfortunately, it was really "E.A.T. (owned by Eli Zabar)" but but not listed as such by googlescum. There is no pastrami at E.A.T.: THIS IS NOT ZABAR'S. In fact, after I entered this restaurant, I was greeted... More 

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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76 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Popular deli with a wide range of home cooked and freshly baked foods and pastries. Very busy with take out and dinning service. Food is very good quality and friendly service. Freshly made granola and breads with good coffee and wide range of deli items.

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Burlington, Canada
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263 reviews
135 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 127 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Walked by this place and from the outside you could see a lot of fresh treats to eat. I got my wife a massive macaroon from there and my son a st patricks day cookie. It cost $13 so not the cheapest but it was very good. They have a sitting area so you can eat a full meal and... More 

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South Shields, United Kingdom
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90 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food was pretty standard and the prices expensive. Couldn't complain about the service but it quite simply wasn't worth what we paid.

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Conshohocken, Pennsylvania
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73 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Make sure your credit card is in good standing when you go to EAT; it's expensive ! We stopped in for lunch and we were afflicted by sticker shock, or should I say menu shock. I'm not really sure why we stayed after seeing the menu but we did. Sandwiches ranged from about $22 to $28. A grilled cheese sandwich... More 

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Dobbs Ferry, New York
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267 reviews
168 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a great place to eat before or after a visit to the nearby Met Museum. You enter and walk through the retail section where you can buy Eli Zabar's fabulous breads and rolls, prepared foods, produce, and other products to go, and turn right to get to the Café where there is waiter service. The menu includes delicious... More 

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Kent
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184 reviews
102 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

It was never going to be cheap! The upper east side is New York's Mayfair so the question is really was it any good? Well they got the order wrong, but otherwise the service was quick. The basic coffee was adequate and there were 2 1/2 cups in the $5 pot so it wasn't bad value for money. The sandwich... More 

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San Jose, Costa Rica
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50 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

Why is this one of the very few upper east side options serving relatively fresh, relatively decent food for breakfast. Do the richest people in the world really not care that much about what they put in their mouths. For God's sake in London we are so spoilt. Burford Brown eggs everywhere ,Ottolengi, Daylesford, Cecconis ,the Wolseley , the list... More 

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Geneva, Switzerland
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18 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

We had charcuterie and veggie frittata - all prepared fresh and oh so delicious but with a couple of drinks, our bill went over 110$ so be warned! However if your like food, don't miss out because you know love once!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$15 - US$50
Cuisine
American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
07:00 - 22:00
Monday
07:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
07:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
07:00 - 22:00
Thursday
07:00 - 22:00
Friday
07:00 - 22:00
Saturday
07:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1064 Madison Ave, New York City, NY 10028-0242
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Upper East Side
  • Neighbourhood: Upper East Side
  • Phone Number: +1 212-772-0022

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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Upper East Side
Combining quiet residential neighbourhoods that have easy access to Central Park with world-famous cultural institutions, the Upper East Side is one of the most livable places in the city. Along beautiful Fifth Avenue, you’ll find Museum Mile, which houses many of the nation's most famous attractions in a single stretch, like The Metropolitan Museum of Art and the Guggenheim Museum. Walk a few blocks into the neighbourhood, and you’ll come to Park Avenue, the poshest address in the city, lined with grand apartment buildings as far as the eye can see. Even if you can’t afford the luxury goods along Madison Avenue, it’s still a great spot to window shop an afternoon away.
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